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Putnam County Hospital is committed to creating a healthcare team that is dedicated to giving exceptional care to every patient, every time. While our hospital campus is located in Greencastle, Indiana, we also staff physician offices at North Putnam Family Healthcare and Family Medicine of Cloverdale. Please browse our currently openings and apply if you find an opportunity that fits you!
Please note: all completed applications will only be kept on file for 6 months.
To apply, please fill out the online application, which is available when you place your mouse over the Employment link located at the top of the page. You will also be able to upload your resume to attach with your application.

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS/RESUMES FOR THE FOLLOWING:

Provides general medical office support for a team of physicians and other health care professionals, including phone reception, appointment scheduling, collecting insurance information, checking patient eligibility, assisting self-pay and underinsured patients in the financial aid process as well as completing and filing any other necessary paperwork. Treats are cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. Assesses patient needs and responds to customers while demonstrating an understanding of their differences.

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a customer service setting
  • Ability to perform office tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts HER preferred.

Documentation Specialist
Is directly responsible to the Director of Health Information Management and is mainly responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records on physician documentation timeliness, completeness and readiness for forwarding to coders as needed. The HIMDS supports the goals and processes of the revenue cycle; distributes weekly work list to physicians of charts needing documentation completion; produces bi-weekly warning letters for physicians who have incurred delinquencies; and apprises the Hospital Administrator when physicians have failed to complete delinquent charts and are eligible for suspension. The HIMDS is also responsible for follow-up with physicians to remind and assist them when incomplete documentation is needed per regulatory guidelines outside of the weekly letters.

Duties (but not limited to):
  • Creating/Maintaining reports
  • Sending reports to regulatory bodies
  • Assisting team members as needed
  • Attend meetings as requested
  • Keep patient confidentiality – HIPAA
Other Abilities:
  • Understanding Medical Terminology
  • Detail oriented is a must
  • Ability to stay organized
  • Maintain professionalism
  • Maintain positive attitude
  • Keep good rapport with physicians and office staff
  • Self-motivation
  • Maintain excellent attendance
  • Proficient in Excel

PRN Coder
The Medical Coder is responsible for reviewing inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room records and accurately abstracting and assigning appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes using ICD-10 and CPT classification systems. Requires extensive knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and coding guidelines. A coder is recognized as an expert and responsible for maintaining a 98% accuracy rate in the assignment of codes with the use of an encoder/grouper or book if deemed appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Receive and review patient charts and documents for accuracy
  • Ensure that all codes are current and active
  • Report missing or incomplete documentation
  • Meet daily coding production
  • Update and maintain document lists
  • Ensure accurate charge entries
  • Serves as resource regarding insurance resolutions and coding questions
  • Follows coding guidelines and legal requirements to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Performs additional duties assigned by Health Information Management Director as needed
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Maintain coding certification and attend in-service training as required
  • Understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Strong computer skills in data entry, coding, and knowledge of the EMR, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Goal-oriented, organized team member
  • High standards and work ethics
  • Able to efficiently work under pressure
  • Professional mannerism
  • Ability to problem-solve and make appropriate decisions
Educational Requirements
  • Medical Coding Certificate: CCA, CCS, CPC, RHIT, RHIA, or AHIMA license; meet state licensure requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED

This is a Full Time, benefit eligible position

Putnam County Hospital’s Practice Manager works closely with physicians and staff to oversee daily operations of the practice and align it with the organizations mission and strategic vision.
Key requirements involve the development, planning, coordinating and implementing business plan and strategy.
This involves budgets and overseeing all aspects of the daily operation of the business including business expansion; office coding, billing and collections; promote patient satisfaction and perform service recovery; employee management and training; policy & procedure management; medical record management; technical issues; physical office issue resolution; physician issue resolution; daily flow and evaluating standards of care for patients.
The Practice Manager will be responsible for the development of process improvement opportunities and policy management. An effective Practice Manager enhances operational effectiveness while emphasizing cost containment without jeopardizing important innovation and quality of care.
The Practice Manager will position the practice to be in compliance with all regulatory and accrediting agencies and encourages community education and marketing through various related activities and overall acts as the liaison and a channel of communication between the practice and PCH executives. This is an exempt position that is full-time and benefit eligible. Employment is subject to a 90 day probationary period with 4 – 6 weeks’ notice requested for resignation.

  • Skills in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of professional clinical intake assessment and patient triage protocols and procedures.
  • Previous experience in the healthcare field.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Exceptional technical skills including experience with Microsoft Office products and an electronic health record.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and resolve conflict when necessary.
  • Knowledge of staff hiring procedures.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Knowledge of budgeting cost estimating and fiscal management principles and procedures
  • Ability to develop and maintain record keeping systems and procedures

Ability to foster a team approach.

Putnam County Hospital is looking for a CNA position to be filled for inpatient direct care. A nursing assistant/orderly assists the nursing staff by performing specific patient care tasks, such as daily hygienic care, obtain vital signs, and care of the patient’s environment. These tasks are supportive and complimentary to nursing practice and the performance of their tasks are essential to patient care. All age groups will be encountered by this position.

Requirements:

  • Successful completion of an approved nursing assistant course.
  • Previous experience as a nursing assistant (vocational training).
  • May require lifting over 40.
  • Provides direct and indirect patient care.
  • Communicates with physicians about changes in patient clinical condition.
  • Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
  • Able to perform general nursing duties.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • RN with current, active Indiana or compact license
  • BLS certification required

Must be:

  • Reliable, compassionate, professional, and a patient advocate
  • Organized, work effectively, independently and within a multidisciplinary tem
  • Able to recognize changing patient conditions and effectively communicate with physician and other team members

Putnam County Hospital is looking for Housekeeping Associates committed to providing a clean environment for our customers.
Experience is preferred. Must be able to work independently once trained in infection control practices that keep our public safe. If you are a self-motivated, customer friendly, person who takes pride in providing a clean and safe environment, apply for this position and become part of the PCH family.

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.
  • Knowledge of third party payer procedures and collection techniques. Ability to deal effectively with patients and co-workers. Good follow through skills. Ability to communicate clearly
  • Post cash/check receipts (co-pays) and miscellaneous monies received via the mail and interoffice into the computer and prepare daily bank deposit by remote deposit, CC online or deposit slips. Post insurance/patient payments received via lock box or EFT daily.
  • Process refunds and payment plans daily. Post and issue refunds
  • Process Collections Agency Remits weekly
  • Respond to inquiries concerning account balances, third party payments, etc., from patients, relatives and/or third party payers in a timely manner.
  • Routinely review all claims that have been entered into the system for 30-45 days within your designated insurance group
  • Contact third party payers by telephone or online that have failed to make appropriate payments with follow up correspondence (or fax), as indicated.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and reasoning when investigating and solving problems. Demonstrates good judgment in respecting the confidentiality of patient and employee information. Seeks guidance and direction in the performance of responsibilities and duties. Consistently acts as a customer service representative for the company.
  • Works well with supervisor and all others in positions of authority. Maintains cooperative working relationship with all personnel. Promotes a high degree of morale and spirit of motivation within the office. This includes the degree of cooperation, communication and coordination between this function and other employees. Demonstrates ability to tactfully handle difficult situations.
  • Consistently shows ability to recognize and deal with priorities.
  • Performs all duties in an independent manner with minimal direction and supervision. Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned
  • Make reasonable efforts to limit the use and disclosure of (PHI) Protected Health Information to the Minimum Necessary in order to perform job. Maintains a well-groomed appropriate appearance. Maintains a clean, well-kept work area. Follows all safety rules.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

This is a Full time, benefit eligible position working Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides general medical office support for a team of physicians and other health care professionals, including phone reception, appointment scheduling, collecting insurance information, checking patient eligibility, assisting self-pay and underinsured patients in the financial aid process as well as completing and filing any other necessary paperwork. Treats and cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. Assesses patient needs and responds to customers while demonstrating an understanding of their differences.

Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a customer service setting
  • Ability to perform office tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and AllScripts EHR preferred.

· Knowledge of third party payer procedures and collection techniques. Ability to deal effectively with patients and co-workers. Good follow through skills. Ability to communicate clearly

· Facilitates Patient Financial Services compliance with regulatory processes and procedures

· Review LCD guidelines to ensure that all compliance and regulatory processes are met before claim is released. Coordinate with medical records correct and accurate diagnosis on claims.

· Post cash/check receipts (co-pays) and miscellaneous monies received via the mail and interoffice into the computer and prepare daily bank deposit by remote deposit, CC online or deposit slips. Post insurance/patient payments received via lock box or EFT daily.

· Acts as a resource to billing staff for problem solving difficult accounts; through information system issues, training and billing systems.

· Coordinate all daily closing and billing files, export claims to billing system to produce daily workloads.

· Complete all credit quarterly 838 reports for Medicare

· Process refunds and payment plans daily. Post and issue refunds

· Track all late charges to insure the import files are complete and accurate

· Monitor all yearly CPT and revenue codes updates to insure compliant billing guidelines

· Troubleshoot billing system issues. Work with management to resolve and implement all change needed. Communicate changes to other staff members.

· Answers questions from patients, staff and insurance companies

· Review weekly statements to patient to ensure accuracy and monitor any system issues

· Proactively communicates with a staff members in an accurate and timely manner

· Understand and Adheres to HIPPA and PHI guidelines

· Maintains a well-groomed, appropriate appearance. Maintains a clean, well-kept work area. Follows all safety rules.

· Works within specified deadlines and stressful situations.

· Follows the chain of command when there are concerns or questions.

· Works overtime when necessary to meet department goals and objectives

· Perform all other duties, tasks or special projects as assigned by management

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians about changes in patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • RN with current, active Indiana license
  • BLS certification required

Must be:

  • Reliable, compassionate, professional, and a patient advocate.
  • Organized, work effectively independently and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to recognize changing patient conditions and effectively communicate with physician and other team members.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused person who would be responsible for working in multiple areas. This would include but not limited to greeting incoming patients with exceptional customer service skills, being a team player who works well with co-workers, physicians, and other departmental staff, demonstrating the ability to be flexible, organized, and function under stressful situations, distributing paperwork to the necessary departments, and entering the relevant information into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR); including insurance as well as demographic information. You must be flexible to work different shifts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter and verify all patient demographics and billing information at the time of check-in.
  • Handle inquiries and patients arriving for testing.
  • Ensure all paperwork is properly filled out and entered into the system.
  • Collect balances due at time of check-in.
  • Direct patients to various areas of the hospital.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to appropriate departments successfully.
  • Obtain signed statements.
  • Store patients’ valuables.
  • Record payments.
  • Perform insurance data entry.
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.

Follow all Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures

We are currently hiring for Registration Clerk. The position is PT and would be the following schedule…One week is Friday (4:30-9:30 pm), Saturday (10:00 am-10:00 pm), and Sunday (10:00 am-10:00 pm.) Second week is Saturday (10:00 am-10:00 pm), Sunday (10:00 am-10:00 pm), and Monday (4:30-9:30 pm.) These schedules rotate each week. A total of 28 hours per week.

Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills

Putnam County Hospital is looking for Housekeeping Associates committed to providing a clean environment for our customers.
Experience is preferred. Must be able to work independently once trained in infection control practices that keep our public safe. If you are a self-motivated, customer friendly, person who takes pride in providing a clean and safe environment, apply for this position and become part of the PCH family.

Competitive Salaries | Tuition Reimbursement | Comprehensive Health Insurance | Clinical Support

We are currently seeking licensed LMHCs and LCSWs to join our Behavioral Health team. This position will be based out of Putnam County Hospital’s family practices. This position is full-time, and will require on-call shifts during some weekends and evenings.

Position responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Providing evidence-based assessment and intervention services within the context of primary care mental health integration visits and the delivery of general outpatient treatment services.
  • Conducting functional behavioral assessments and design brief/single-session interventions that promote behavior change within the context of primary care mental health integration visits.
  • Utilizing motivational interviewing techniques to promote healthy behavior changes within the context of primary care mental health and general outpatient visits.
  • Carrying out psychosocial assessments and collaboratively establish treatment specific/measurable goals that can be met using evidence-based interventions.
  • Handling a patient caseload consisting of primary care mental health integration, general outpatient therapy, and consultations.

Current licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the State of Indiana is required. Must demonstrate competency in using evidenced-based treatments for mental and behavioral health interventions.

Requirements:

  • Current licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the State of Indiana.
  • Prefer at least 1 to 3 years’ experience in clinical therapy
  • Must demonstrate competency in using evidenced-based treatments for mental and behavioral health interventions.

Job Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. Is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with ED physicians about changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. This position has a category I exposure. She/he works under the direction of the ED Nurse Manager and collaborates with the RN in charge. All age groups will be encountered by this position, infants through geriatrics. 

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Correctly triages and assigns triage system appropriately.
  • Recognizes life-threatening situations immediately and notifies
  • Is knowledgeable of Emergency Room Standard of Care and follows standards when caring for patients.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Prioritizes patient care according to severity of presenting complaints.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Administers IM meds by proper route, site, and dilution technique.
  • Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues IV fluids. Calculates IV drip rates correctly.
  • Documents medication administration by route, time, dosage, drug, effect of med, and any adverse reactions and provides signature.
  • Can start IV’s.
  • Can properly and accurately set up for emergency procedures such as cricothyrotomy, lumbar puncture, chest tubes, and tracheostomy.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist ER physicians with such procedures in the ER.
  • Able to monitor patient during and after procedure and assesses condition and plans nursing care accordingly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of lab requirements and requisitions.
  • Checks cardiac monitor, oxygen tank supply, and Crash Cart every shift.
  • Can be team leader/member of Code Blue situation.
  • ACLS certified.
  • Remains calm and can quickly locate items on Crash Cart.
  • Quickly and efficiently sets up cardiac monitor for monitoring and defib.
  • Provides efficient, skilled care to all in a friendly, non-biased manner.
  • Provides timely updates of patient condition and adequately explains treatments and procedures to patient and family.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of admission process to the hospital when necessary.
  • Discharge instructions given to all ER patients treated and released.
  • Transfers to other acute care facilities are completed according to policy and COBRA regulations.
  • Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment of changes.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Interacts professionally with patient and family and involves patient and family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; includes family in teaching, as appropriate.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with emergency department standards.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.
  • Assists in cost containment through appropriate ordering and conserving of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains good working relationship with ED staff and physicians.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to achieve departmental objectives, maintain good employee relations and interdepartmental objectives.
  • Good role model for peers.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Responds promptly to changes in workload, adjusting assignments as necessary to achieve optimal productivity and efficiency.
  • Response to the patient is appropriate in emergency or physically distressful situations.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Leads one or more employees performing similar work; supervises temporary employees and employees who do not supervise; trains and helps in orientation of new employees to the department.
  • Participates in QI chart review.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services and workshops; shows responsibility for own professional practice and ongoing education.
  • Expresses educational needs to nurse manager.
  • Willing to provide in-service education for department when called upon.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Professional Requirements:

  • Meets dress code standards for the department.
  • Appearance is neat and clean and is attentive to personal hygiene.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements as established by the Indiana State Board of Nursing.
  • Maintains standards of care established by Department of Nursing Service and complies with nursing service policies and procedures.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Clocks in and out correctly.
  • Is organized and completes work assignment in a timely fashion.
  • Wears hospital name badge while on duty.
  • Cleans and stocks on each shift as patient load allows.
  • Helps with checking out-date medications.
  • Helps keep equipment located in the ER and in working order.
  • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attends annual skills fair and department in-services as scheduled.
  • Attends at least 50% of staff meetings annually ( / ); reads and initials staff meeting minutes.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Job Summary:

Provides indirect patient care in the Emergency Department. Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff and medical staff. Implements directions from physicians and nursing staff. Is primary in the smooth running operations of the department.

  • Greets visitors, patients and their families entering the unit.
  • Reports to staff immediately of a call from triage and verifies that the staff member did hear them.
  • Logs all patients in the Emergency Department logbook.
  • Completes daily census/stats.
  • Completes and maintains the “On Call” Board.
  • Enters and verifies orders for admissions in the computer system. Documents the time orders were placed in the computer on Emergency Department Record.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge nurse, coworkers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Monitors radiology and lab culture results at 1000 and 1600 daily, logs them in excel and brings to the attention of the Charge Nurse.
  • Gathers all of the departmental logs monthly and submits them to NCM and puts out the new log
  • Takes specimens to the Clinical Laboratory.
  • Maintains adequate quantity of forms, materials, supplies and equipment inventory in the unit.
  • Assists in cost containment through appropriate ordering and conserving of supplies and equipment.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Interacts professionally with patients and their families and provides explanations and verbal reassurance as necessary while maintaining HIPPA standards.
  • Is able to tactfully monitor visitor control.
  • Performs all patient and family interactions in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Maintains age specific safety precautions.
  • Obtains appropriate nursing staff to assist physicians in the care of the patient.
  • Maintains good working relationships both within in the department and with other departments.
  • Provides for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs and works closely with other departments to ensure that patient care orders are executed timely and accurately.
  • Meets current standards and policies in documentation.
  • Responds quickly and accurately to all inquiry telephone calls to the unit.
  • Answers telephone and the radio in a polite manner and communicates information to the appropriate personnel or family.
  • Closely monitors the IHERN and notifies nursing and the physician of an IHERN call. Takes report only if nursing is not available and directs them to do so.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly, including familiarity with the computer, fax, copy machine, etc.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Observes policies and procedures in assisting and directing patients, staff and visitors.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards, including infection control, safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Assists with meal service for the patients when asked to do so.
  • Monitors and sends equipment for sterilization daily
  • Maintains an accurate and orderly filing system.
  • Keeps the nursing desk area neat and tidy and a suitable place to work.
  • Does not eat at the desk.
  • Aids in the admission process by connecting with the registration, HS, and case managers. Gathers relevant patient information and orders as needed and routes information to appropriate hospital personnel.
  • Organizes and checks the charts for completion, time accuracy, correct charges and meds charted after patient release.
  • Familiarizes self with the process for air transport and safety issues.
  • Follows through on tasks and shows interest in work. Keen attention to accuracy and completeness of work.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested by charge nurse or nurse manager
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Lead Unit Clerk.

Professional Requirements:

  • Meets dress code standards for the department; appearance is neat and clean.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Uses time-clock system correctly.
  • Wears hospital name badge while on duty.
  • Is organized and completes work assignment in a timely fashion.
  • Cleans nursing and physician work station with sanitizer and stocks on each shift as patient load allows.
  • Helps keep equipment located in the ER and in working order.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Attends department in-services as scheduled.
  • Attends annual skills fair as scheduled.
  • Attends at least 50% of staff meetings annually ( / ); reads and initials staff meeting minutes.
  • Actively participates in the department’s continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Cheerful and pleasant to work with. Uses professional behavior.
  • Keeps mind focused on work and helps to minimize rumors in the department.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility as well as the focus statement of the department.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent with one (1) year experience in an acute care hospital preferred
  • Medical terminology course helpful and preferred
  • BLS Certification preferred but not required

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge (encouraged and recommended).
  • Medical terminology.

Physical Demands:

For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.

Seeking part time day/evening dietary aide/cook to join our team. Previous food service experience required. Must work every other weekend. Benefit eligible.

Sat – Sun, 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM.
Weekends / Days

Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a Phlebotomy or Medical
  • Assistant training program preferred
  • Previous phlebotomy experience a plus

Family Medicine of Cloverdale

Certified Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Registered Nurse

Clinic Hours
7am -3:30pm Monday – Friday

(Hours may vary)
Full Time and Benefit Eligible

 

Qualifications:
Current MA certification, RN or LPN license

Previous experience in a clinical office setting
Good verbal and written communication skills
Proficient computer skills
Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred
North Putnam Family Healthcare

Certified Medical Assistant or LPN

Office Hours
8am -5pm Monday – Friday
Full Time and Benefit Eligible

Qualifications:
Insurance, recertification and authorizations

Triage of telephone calls and scheduling
Rooming patients and taking medical history
Updating medications
Phlebotomy and giving injections
Obtaining prior authorizations
Assisting with procedures
Working directly with a provider

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused person who is responsible for greeting incoming patients with exceptional customer service skills, distributing paperwork to the necessary departments, entering relevant information into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR); including insurance as well as demographic information, and being a team player who works well with co-workers and other departments. You must be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter and verify all patient demographics and billing information at the time of check-in.
  • Handle inquiries and patients arriving for testing.
  • Ensure all paperwork is properly filled out and entered into the system.
  • Collect balances due at time of check-in.
  • Direct patients to various areas of the hospital.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to appropriate departments successfully
  • Obtain signed statements.
  • Store patients’ valuables.
  • Record payments.
  • Perform insurance data entry.
  • Follow all Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures
  • Perform admissions and transfers in a very timely manner

We are currently hiring for a PRN Registration Clerk.The position is PRN (fill in or cover shifts) which could be days, evenings, nights, overnights, or weekendsYou MUST be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills

We are looking for a PRN Respiratory Therapist. RRT or CRT required. This position will be rotating shifts.

Putnam County Hospital is looking to fill a Corporate Officer Position as part of their Senior Leadership Team.

Position Title: Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer directs and implements policies for the financial areas of the facility, including accounting, budgetary, audits, tax and other financial planning activities within the hospital organization, as well as provides management of respective department heads.

Job Summary:

  • Directs the organization’s financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions, shareholders and the financial community. Oversees and directs treasury, budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, real estate and insurance activities for the organization. Directs the Controller in providing and directing procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services. Appraises the organization’s financial position and issues periodic financial and operating reports. Analyzes, consolidates and directs all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports. Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business and financial conditions and their impact on the organization’s policies and operations.
  • Participates in the facility’s long-term and short-term financial process.
  • Directs and participates in the development of accounting, admission, credit/collection and internal control policies and systems and addresses related policy/system issues.
  • Coordinates and controls the facility’s cash and investment management activities.
  • Provides advice and guidance as necessary in preparing and analyzing financial reports and executing appropriate responsive actions.
  • Assists in evaluating the adequacy of the hospital’s insurance coverage and in handling special/sensitive cases or problems and providing advice and guidance as necessary in preparing and analyzing risk management and insurance reports and appropriate executive responsive actions.
  • Serves as a liaison between the department directors and other hospital administrators/ managers in coordinating interdepartmental planning efforts and addressing major issues.
  • Coordinates and controls the facility’s short-term cash activities in accordance with established financial policies and objectives.
  • Evaluates data processing needs on an ongoing basis and adapts programs to changing needs.
  • Directs the hospital’s banks in executing cash management decisions and works with the appropriate investment managers in coordinating fund transfers and monitoring investment performance.
  • Recommends appropriate actions and strategies to respond to projected economic trends and/or regulatory changes.
  • Participates in the analysis of the financial implications of proposed capital projects and expenditures and recommends the execution of appropriate measures to respond to projected economic trends and/or regulatory changes.
  • Revenue cycle knowledge and problem solving
  • Leadership and management of Finance Department, Business Office, Registration, Network Services, Materials and Health Information (HIM) department.
  • Provides advice and assistance to department heads and managers in analyzing and interpreting financial data and reports and in presenting that information to their departments and/or physician groups.
  • Ensures that accurate information is provided on a timely basis and assists, as needed, in facilitating the efficient conduct of external audits, examinations and related financial projects.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and JCAHO regulations
  • Attends annual review and performs departmental in-services
  • Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Attends committee, CQI and management meetings, as appropriate.
  • Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level, utilizing the grievance process as required.
  • Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control.
  • Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directive to personnel and encourages interactive departmental meetings and discussions.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, vision and values of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Education/Experience requirement:

  • Must have thorough knowledge of accounting, finance, reimbursement, budgeting, credit and collection as relates to healthcare.
  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance is required. CPA desirable
  • Requires three to five (3-5) years of prior management experience in a hospital or healthcare setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively communicate with persons throughout the organization, including clinicians and governing board members
  • Knowledge of the principles and skills needed to provide fiscal control for a diverse set of healthcare services
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues, both logical and interpersonal